Risk Management for Security Professionals

Risk Management for Security Professionals by Carl Roper

Title: Risk Management for Security Professionals
Author: Carl Roper
ISBN10: 0750671130
ISBN13: 978-0750671132
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann; 1 edition (May 19, 1999)
Language: English
Subcategory: Politics & Government
Size PDF: 1777 kb
Size Fb2: 1434 kb
Rating: 4.1/5
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Pages: 304 pages
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Risk Management for Security Professionals by Carl Roper


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This book describes the risk management methodology as a specific process, a theory, or a procedure for determining your assets, vulnerabilities, and threats and how security professionals can protect them.

Risk Management for Security Professionals is a practical handbook for security managers who need to learn risk management skills. It goes beyond the physical security realm to encompass all risks to which a company may be exposed. Risk Management as presented in this book has several goals:

Provides standardized common approach to risk management through a framework that effectively links security strategies and related costs to realistic threat assessment and risk levelsOffers flexible yet structured framework that can be applied to the risk assessment and decision support process in support of your business or organizationIncreases awareness in terms of potential loss impacts, threats and vulnerabilities to organizational assetsEnsures that various security recommendations are based on an integrated assessment of loss impacts, threats, vulnerabilities and resource constraints

Risk management is essentially a process methodology that will provide a cost-benefit payback factor to senior management.

Provides a stand-alone guide to the risk management processHelps security professionals learn the risk countermeasures and their pros and consAddresses a systematic approach to logical decision-making about the allocation of scarce security resources